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Singers & Songbooks: Anita O'Day

Today’s new “babe of bebop” Veronica Swift returns to the Spiegeltent in an homage to the songbook of her idol and vocal inspiration, Anita O’Day, “a singer’s singer” (NPR). Swift, recognized around the country as one of the top young jazz singers on the scene, delivers her take on O’Day’s infamous tempo, phrasing mastery, and her effortlessly swingin’ style.

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Singers & Songbooks Series presented with Bard SummerScape Spiegeltent, Fisher Center

About the Artist: At 24, Veronica Swift’s career has already taken her to 2nd place in the 2015 Thelonious Monk Institute International Jazz Vocals Competition and the release of her recent album on Mack Avenue Records in early 2019, which will feature the great pianist Benny Green and his trio as well the Emmet Cohen Trio. Veronica was recently featured as guest vocalist with Catskill Jazz Factory alongside Vince Giordano and the Nighthawks Birth of the Big Band and Aaron Johnson’s Hollywood & Vine.